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TotalEnergies Man of the Match in the AFCON 2021 quarter-final clash involving Morocco and Egypt, Mohamed Salah has spoken about how good the Atlas Lions are and how The Pharaohs have been improving match after match.

The Liverpool forward scored and assisted Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet in Egypt’s 2-1 win over Morocco at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo on Sunday to ensure their progress to the semi-final stage where they’ll face the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.

“I think we played a good game against a very good Moroccan team. My teammates do what is necessary in each game and give everything to go as far as possible,” Salah said is a post match interview.

“Playing two games in a row with extra-time is not easy, but I can tell you that we are well and we are having a very good tournament,” he added.

Head coach of Egypt, Carlos Queiroz also added that the Atlas Lions deserves plaudit for their performance while adding that his players game their best:

“Both teams deserved to qualify for the semi-finals with great players on both sides. I am satisfied with the performance of my players.

“We have a good group with players who fight together in all compartments. Mohamed Salah had a good match today but for me we have to congratulate the whole team.

“We have several injured players, but all the players gave their best to win this match.”

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